Cockpit Country

Cockpit Country,

hilly region on the plateau of Jamaica, c.200 sq mi (520 sq km), W central Jamaica. Composed of limestone rock, the region has many sink holes, caverns, and subterranean streams.
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Project Description: Located in the Cockpit Country, approximately 45km from the capital, Falmouth, the Sawyers community comprises two major districts, Sawyers Proper and Mahogany Hall.
Source Cockpit Country Action Plan 2006) farmers need to have more trees on their farms and in their community.
A year-round vacation destination, some of Jamaica's other renowned activities include hiking the Blue Mountains, bird-watching, award-winning festivals, caving in the Cockpit Country, zip-lining, horseback riding, cliff diving, rainforest bobsledding, deep sea fishing, bicycle tours, dolphin and shark encounters, and more.
A case in point takes place in the Cockpit Country of Jamaica.
A recent botanical expedition (2006) to the Cockpit Country, headed by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, found the species growing on all elevations of Island View Hill but identified less than 50 individuals (Lauren Raz, pers.
Except for the small cultivated plots and modest dwellings, Cockpit Country remains much as it was centuries ago.
Negril, out west in Cockpit Country, has the best beaches.
Montpellier was founded shortly after the British signed a treaty with Cudjo, the maroon leader operating in the nearby cockpit country, making it possible to develop this extended area into a very profitable sugar estate.
They entrenched themselves in the Cockpit Country, a forbidding limestone landscape of steep conical hills punctuated by deep basins, a rocky wilderness which shifted unpredictably underfoot, where days of difficult traveling got you nowhere.
A year-round vacation destination, some of Jamaica's other diverse activities include hiking the Blue Mountains, bird-watching, award-winning festivals, caving in the Cockpit Country, zip-lining, horseback riding, cliff diving, rainforest bobsledding, deep sea fishing, bicycle tours, dog-sledding, dolphin and shark encounters, duty-free shopping, and more.
A year-round vacation destination, some of Jamaica's diverse activities include hiking the Blue Mountains, bird-watching, championship golf, award-winning festivals, caving in the Cockpit Country, zip-lining, horseback riding, cliff diving, rainforest bobsledding, deep sea fishing, bicycle tours, dog-sledding, dolphin and shark encounters and more.
Appleton Estate: after a scenic drive through the Cockpit Country and Bamboo Avenue, guests can indulge in one of Falmouth's old-world delicacies by learning to make rum and sampling different aged rums.